They are considered the flagship group of WACK, and have since had multiple reboots.
There are currently three incarnations of BiS:
- The first generation (known as "Original BiS"), was active from late 2010 and disbanded on July 8, 2014.
- The second generation (known as "Reformed BiS") was announced exactly two years after the disbandment of the original BiS by Pour Lui and Watanabe Junnosuke and disbanded on May 11, 2019.
- The third generation is the current line-up of BiS, and was revealed exactly one month after the disbandment of second-generation BiS.
- 1 Members
- 2 Past members
- 3 History
- 4 Discography
- 5 Music Videos
- 6 Publications
- 7 Other Media
- 8 Events
- 9 Trivia
- See BiS Members
- See BiS Members
- See BiS (First Generation, 2010-2014) History
On January 11, BiS' first digital single, Taiyou no Jumon, was released, making it their first release overall.
BiS' first album, Brand-new idol Society, was released on March 23.
On June 24, Yokoyama Rina withdrew from BiS.
On July 9, Rina was replaced by Terashima Yufu.
BiS' debut single, My Ixxx, was released on August 3.
On December 30, Nakayama Yukiko graduated from BiS.
On April 11, 2012, BiS released their last indies single, IDOL.
BiS' first generation disbanded on July 8, and the group remained inactive for the next two years.
- See BiS (Second Generation, 2016-2019) History
On July 8, Exactly two years after BiS disbanded, Pour Lui announced that she would be reforming the group with new members. From August 31 to September 4, a live-streamed audition boot camp for new members was held, resulting in Go Zeela, Kika Front Frontale, Aya Eightprince and Peri Ubu joining the group.
The first studio album of BiS' second generation, Brand-new idol Society 2, was released on November 16.
On April 2, Pan Luna Leafy and Momoland joined BiS. First generation member Kamiya Saki also rejoined the group, as part of a temporary trade with Aya Eightprince, who had been transferred to her current group, GANG PARADE.
BiS' second generation released their first single, SOCiALiSM, on May 31.
Momoland withdrew from BiS on April 20, and the same day, a competitive system, BiS.LEAGUE, was introduced; In votes given by fans, the highest-ranking members of BiS would be transferred to BiS 1st, and low-ranking members to BiS 2nd. This system continued until December 29, when BiS was united into a single group again. However, Aya Eightprince, Toriaez Hana, Nel Nehru, Muropanako and YUiNA EMPiRE were threatened with removal from the group due to their poor BiS.LEAGUE rankings.
On July 1, Nel Nehru left BiS, just a few days after being placed on probation.
From March 24 to 30, the remaining probation members took part in the WACK AUDiTiON CAMP 2019, under the condition that anyone who was eliminated from the audition would also be fired, resulting in the removals of Aya Eightprince and Toriaez Hana. In response, the remaining members of BiS announced that all members were to graduate from the group.
On May 11, BiS' second generation disbanded.
- See BiS (Third Generation, 2019-) History
On March 30, 2019, at the same time that the second generation announced their disbandment, Watanabe Junnosuke announced that he would be holding closed auditions for a third generation of BiS.
BiS' third generation officially debuted at Tokyo Idol Festival on August 4.
On August 13, Manako Chiii Manako suddenly withdrew from BiS. The following day, BiS' third generation released their first studio album, Brand-new idol Society (named after the debut album of the first generation).
On September 30, Manako Chiii Manako's replacement, Zuzudeath, was added to the group. However, she also withdrew just a week after her reveal.
BiS' third generation released their first single, DEAD or A LiME, on November 20.
On November 25, BiS released a compilation album, "Propaganda" to "PROPAGANDA", based on a fan vote of songs released by the third generation so far.
In early April, it was announced that AKB48 member Kashiwagi Yuki (as Yuki Reysole would be joining BiS sometime in the near future. Further details were released the following month, where it was announced that she would release a single with BiS (and the six other main WACK units) on August 31. The following week, the title of BiS' collaboration was revealed to be Owaranai Long Long Days. The single was later delayed to November 30th, due to Yuki requiring surgery.
- See BiS Discography
- BiStory ~Idol wo Koroshita no wa Dare?~
- Gekkan BiS X Yonehara Yasumasa
- BiS/GANG PARADE TOUR THE PICTURES
- BBS -BiS BAND SCORE-
- WACK Shazai
- Quick Japan Zoukan WACK na Hon
- IDOL (Photobook)
- [2013.12.04] ROAD TO BUDOKAN KOKUGIKAN "WHO KiLLED IDOL?"
- [2014.09.24] BiS Kaisan Live ~BiS nari no Budokan~ @Yokohama Arena
- [2020.10.14] HEART-SHAPED BiS IT'S TOO LATE EDiTiON NO AUDiENCE LiVE
- [2012.10.20] Idol is Dead
- [2014.05.28] Idol Is Dead -Non-chan no Propaganda Daisensou-
- [2015.07.22] Kanzenban BiS Cannonball 2014
- [2017.01.28] Gekijoban BiS Tanjou no Uta
- [2017.01.28] WHO KiLLED IDOL? -SiS Shoumetsu no Uta-
- [2017.12.09] BiSH Documentary Movie "ALL YOU NEED IS PUNK and LOVE"
- [2018.02.03] THE IDOL CANNONBALL RUN 2017
- [2019.01.11] Sekai De Ichiban Kanashii Audition
- [2021.05.06] DOCUMENT of "BiS with ARABAKI 20th CENTURY STUPiD BOYS"
- [2012.10.11 - 2012.11.09] Backstage idol story
- [2013.01.06-2014.07.05] BiS no Vision? (ビスのビッスン?)
- [2018.07.18-2019.03.20] BiS no Honne or DIE (BiSの本音 or DIE; BiS' True Intentions or DIE)
- [2019.09.17] BiS no PARK LiFE
- See BiS Live Events.
- BiS are often credited with helping to initiate the mid-2010s alt-idol boom.
- Not to be confused with the British rock band bis or the visual-kei group BIS (Believe In Style)
- Are the only WACK unit to have their own series of movies and anime.
- Part of Pour Lui's motivation to reform BiS was out of jealousy over how their successors BiSH had become much more famous.